2/3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room, 2/3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, Utility. Planning Permission for 1st Floor Bathroom and Oak Framed Car Port. Long Driveway and Good Parking. Large Mature Gardens.
Ivy Cottage is a charming detached period cottage estimated to date back over 200 years and subject to a whole number of alterations including the conversion of the former barn. It has main walls of solid stone under a predominantly thatched roof and is Listed Grade II as being of Architectural or Historic Importance. Character features typical of its age and type include leaded light stained glass windows, character fireplaces, window seats, cottage doors and exposed beams. The kitchen features a stunning vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.
The cottage features a well equipped kitchen with hand made solid pine painted units, solid oak worktops and LPG cooker range, attractive modern bathroom and shower room fittings, ceramic tiled flooring to the ground floor and oak flooring and oak fronted wardrobes to the first floor. There is electric underfloor heating to the kitchen, hall, shower room and dining room.
Planning permission has been passed (development commenced) for the addition of a first floor bathroom. There is also planning permission for an oak framed single car port and 2 roof lights to the kitchen.
Under the current ownership since 2014 extensive further improvements have been carried out and the accommodation is very well appointed.
There is also the benefit of good off road parking (with the car port potential) and large mature gardens with attractive village and country views.
Viewing of this classic West Dorset cottage is strongly recommended by the sole agents.
Ivy Cottage stands elevated and set back from the lane being approached over a long driveway and 5 bar gate leading up to a large tarmac parking and turning area.
There is an area of garden to the front which has been recently designed for ease of maintenance being predominantly down to gravel, together with a range of shrubs. The main gardens lie to the rear comprising of a large lawn interspersed with a wide variety of shrubs and plants including palm trees plus paved and brick edged pathways and a gravelled area. Timber Garden Shed. Former Dog Run and Kennel. The gardens enjoy delightful views over the village and to the surrounding countryside including the National Trust Langdon Hill.
Ivy Cottage is conveniently located in the heart of this popular and picturesque village. The centre is principally made of period houses and thatched cottages of the type for which the area is well known. There are excellent local amenities including a post office/shop, public houses, parish church and village hall. The immediate locality is designated as being of one of Outstanding Natural Beauty with numerous walking opportunities right on the door step with a footpath opposite the house leading to the village green, play ground and beach at Seatown. The stunning World Heritage Coastline is only about one mile away at Seatown with access to the beach and also spectacular cliff and coastal walks, through land mainly owned or controlled by the National Trust.
The Georgian market town of Bridport is only a short driving distance (approximately 3 miles) providing comprehensive facilities and a leisure centre with swimming pool. The historic resort of Lyme Regis is only about 15 minutes driving distance to the west. Axminster is just beyond with a main line rail service to London and the West Country.